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Boating Western Australia

BoatingWA is a Non Profit, Incorporated body.
BoatingWA was founded by boating people, like you.
BoatingWA is the only boating association representing the broad range of recreational boating interests across the state.
BoatingWA represents the views of all recreational boating enthusiasts.
BoatingWA regularly makes submissions to relevant authorities and enquiries on a range of boating matters.
BoatingWA is a member of the State Boating Council and brings recreational boating expertise and influence to the council.
BoatingWA regularly questions bureaucratic decisions affecting recreational boating.
BoatingWA publishes its own quarterly newsletter.
BoatingWA hosts several forums on relevant topics each year.
BoatingWA fosters social interaction with members of other organisations.
BoatingWA encourages the development of appropriate facilities for recreational boating.
BoatingWA is here to represent your views.



The ultimate success of “BOATINGWA” is dependent on key issues-
• Enthusiasm of members
• Responsible participation
• General input
• Freedom to enjoy boating
• Development of recreational boating in this state
• Liaison with regulatory bodies and government

Association objectives –
» Promotion of recreational boating in Western Australia
» Education of members and community in respect of boating safety skills and knowledge.
» Affiliation between the Association and kindred organisations.
» To foster social interaction between members of the association as well as with members of kindred organisations,
» To act as a representative body in matters of interest to members.
» To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objects and exercise of the powers of the association.

Boating Western Australia Inc. has been established by ordinary boaters to assist with the needs of those interested in boating so that they may have a central body to relate to in matters of common interest, social contact and the acquisition of further knowledge about boating and associated activities.
BoatingWA combined with BOAT (Boat Owners AssociaTion) in 1998 and with RIMLA (Rottnest Island Mooring Licencees Association) in 2000.
In 2002 we formed the Hillarys Penholders Association committee.
In 2004 Swan Yacht Club became our first “affiliate member” after a change to our constitution.
In 2005 our founding president won the inaugural Marine industry Award for “boatman of the year”.
In 2007 we employed our first staff member and opened a “shop front” office in South Fremantle (1 Capo D’Orlando Drive) The committee also man this office on Saturday mornings.
In 2008 we celebrated 10 years of serving the boating public of Western Australia.


Phone:  +61 8 9335 3296



1 Capo D’Orlando Drive
Fremantle, Western Australia, 6160